No one would ever argue the merits of smart lighting products. It’s awesome to have the ability to control the lighting in your home using voice assistance or the flexibility of smart home systems like SmartThings and Wink. The problem with Wi-Fi connected light bulbs is that they’re expensive, and that keeps a lot of people away. Show More Summary
Google Lens is making it way from the Pixel to Android devices and iPhones alike starting today. In a roundabout way, that is. The AI-powered photo analyzing app will live inside Assistant in Google Photos, as spotted by 9to5 Gooogle. Show More Summary
Today marks the 90th Oscars® and while the Google Assistant might not be 90 years wise just yet, it can help you keep up with the Oscars — and the best movies — before, during and after the show. First up, let’s cover the basics “Hey...Show More Summary
Apple's HomePod brings Siri into the home for the first time, but how does the virtual assistant stack up against established technologies like Amazon's Alexa and Google Home's Google Assistant? We put the latest versions of each smart speaker to the test in this video comparison.
Smart speakers with Google Assistant, Alexa, and Siri are popular, but which one is right for you?
Siri cracked under pressure and Google doesn't have the right stuff, but CIMON should be mission ready by June.
With Apple Homepod now launched, and Amazon Echo (Alexa) and Google Home already taking the market by storm, voice technology is only going to grow. Authors are already reaping the benefits with increased sales of audiobooks, but what else do authors need to know about these exciting developments? In today's article, Katie Ernst from Select a […]
During MWC 2018, Google added seven new languages to Google Assistant as well as new features to help developers integrate Assistant into apps.
Assistant is expected to be on 95% of Android phones by year's end and support for them all is on its way. Last week Google said it would be adding some language support and other tools for Google Assistant soon because it has plans to support 30 more languages by year's end. Show More Summary
On the surface, it's always looked like Apple and Google are mortal enemies. Android vs iOS, Siri vs Assistant, mythical AR glasses vs Google Glass -- there's a lot of competition going on there. But deeper down, both tech companies are partners as well as rivals. Show More Summary
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Believe it or not, Google still isn't done with its slew of Assistant upgrades this week. The AI helper can now use Actions to perform specific intents within other Android apps for those times when voice alone won't cut it. If you need...Show More Summary
Google Assistant announced at the start of Mobile World Congress today that it is bringing its Android and voice app ecosystems together. For the first time, developers will be able to link a specific intent in a Google Assistant voice app to a specific experience in an Android app. Deep links make it possible for […]
At this week's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Sony announced the Xperia Ear Duo, a new pair of all-wireless earbuds compatible with Apple's Siri voice assistant, as well as Google Assistant.
Google's apps for its digital assistant, called actions, gain new languages, including Hindi, Thai and Dutch.
Google today improved its Actions on the Google Assistant in several ways that should expand its reach and usability. To start, Actions on Google gain support for seven new languages (Hindi, Thai, Indonesian, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, and Dutch), making for a total of 16. Show More Summary
Hot on the heels of announcing two new smartphones, Sony is also showcasing a pair of truly wireless headphones at this year’s Mobile World Congress. This new accessory is called the Xperia Ear Duo, and one of its biggest features is the fact that Sony is aiming [...]
Actions on Google, the Google Assistant’s version of what Amazon calls ‘skills,’ have been around for a while, but Google today announced that is expanding the platform to support a wider group of international developers, in addition to a number of other features for the platform. Maybe the most important update here is that Actions are now available in seven new… Read More
Insignia's version of the Google Home makes a perfect addition to the bedroom -- especially at this price. Plus: an affordable Android Auto/CarPlay stereo and a super-cheap 4K action cam!
Throngs crammed the HMD Global booth inside Nokia's booth at Mobile World Congress to get a look at, and to feel, a revamped version of a famed 1996 phone, the “8110,” updated to include fast wireless, Google Assistant, and a big full-color screen. It goes on sale in May for $79.